Cloud Security Engineer (ISD Engineer IV)

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description


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Basic Purpose

This person will be responsible for design, development, and execution of large-scale Cyber Security initiatives. Team leadership skills are a must. In this position, you are a passionate and talented Cyber Security professional with problem-solving abilities and coding/testing/tuning skills who can work in a fast-paced environment.


•Be part of team that design, protects and manages, security services for companies’ global security infrastructure.
•Engineer and tune the cloud security solutions including but not limited to enrollments, monitoring, alerting and maintaining defined security posture.
•Implementation, development and integration of open source security solutions like IDS, large-scale packet management systems, etc.
•Engage in technical design of solutions based on use cases and business requirements.
•Participate in proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs and solutions and provide recommendations.
•Stay abreast of emerging technologies and threats proactively assess and evaluate the adoption thereof into the organization.


•Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or the equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.
•At least 5+ years of total experience in Cyber Security including Incident Response, Engineering, Cloud architectures, Tuning, etc.
•At least 3+ years of experience and hands-on expertise in tuning of network sensors like IDS/IPS, DDOS, Cloud Security and/or Open source development.
•Domain expertise of network security sensors such as IDS (Suricata), cloud security access broker, DDOS protections, Open DNS, etc.
•Detail understanding of Network Technologies Routers, switches, Load Balancers, firewalls, proxy, etc.
•Good understanding and exposure to Cloud standards, architecture and models.
•Detail proficiency with Linux (or similar) operating systems.
•In depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols.
•Experience with PKI, SSL, SSH, HHTPS, etc.
•Knowledge of RESTful web services (client – server application).
•Hands on knowledge of Automation skills, Dev Ops skills, etc.
•System admin - Red Hat Linux/Unix, Windows – Experience and knowledge is desired.
•Software development domain and principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages, continuous integration (Git), continuous deployment (Travis/Jenkins), and deployment orchestration (Chef, puppet, or equivalent).
•Experience with network protocols and deep packet inspection.
•Knowledge of micro services, kubernetes, docker etc. is a plus.
•Proven experience delivering large scale, highly available security solutions.
•Relevant security certifications such as OSCP, ISC2 CISSP, SANS, CEH, etc. are a major plus.
•Experience with major cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, etc.
•Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills.
•Advanced skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions.
•Expert database and presentation software skills.
•Expert research, analytical, and problem solving skills.
•Expert verbal and written communication skills.
•Expert word processing and spreadsheet software skills.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: 820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180

Remote Work Policy: Remote work is available for all positions contingent on business need and manager discretion

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.
An assessment may be required to compete for this position.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.


Employee Referrals

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